Think of a number

+4, x3, -9, x2, /6, -original number = 1

I want to make up a similar problem that will always give 5, but have no idea how to do it.

Any help appreciated.

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- February 20th 2011, 12:51 PMsamuzzaThink-of-a-number problem: confused - help needed
Think of a number

+4, x3, -9, x2, /6, -original number = 1

I want to make up a similar problem that will always give 5, but have no idea how to do it.

Any help appreciated. - February 20th 2011, 01:50 PMemakarov
You could add 4 after dividing by 6 or in the end.